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Now accepting applicants for the 2019-20 school year, both freshmen and transfer students.


The mission of Canisius High School is to engage young men who are “open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving, and committed to justice.” As such, it welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, those with unique talents and perspectives who are willing to challenge themselves.

Every application to the school is evaluated on an individual basis. Admission decisions are made on the basis of:

  • Performance on the entrance exam
  • Past educational performance:
    • Grades
    • Standardized testing results
    • Conduct
    • Attendance

In order for an application to be reviewed by the admission committee, it must be considered complete. A complete application includes the following items:

  • Application form
  • Transcripts/grades from grades 6, 7, and (minimally) the first quarter of grade 8. Please note there is a particular focus on core subject areas such as mathematics, English, science, reading, and history/social studies
  • Results from Entrance Exam
  • Standardized testing results
  • A writing sample (obtained when student takes the Entrance and Scholarship Exam.)

Have questions? Contact us via email or by phone at (716) 200-0205.


Application Process

Prospective students and families are encouraged to use the following checklist:

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Prepare

  • Sign up for the Entrance Exam Tutorial Course. Designed to help students prepare for the Entrance and Scholarship Exam, the tutorial course offers individual attention. 

Apply

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  • Notice of acceptance, academic scholarships, and/or tuition grants are mailed to applicants in late January.

TRANSFER STUDENTS WELCOME!

For transfer students, the process begins with the application. Click here to get started.

If you have questions, please call the office of admission at 200-0205.


 


 

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